Beat generation
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The possibilities of living outside the ‘normal’ life provided the beat generation writers with their ultimate exotica… The works of these authors had an “unstructured style and unconventional language, (meant) to convey their opposition to the cultural and aesthetic standards of previous generations” (Wagner, 14). Their writing style has been found as being…
Beat Literature
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'The Howl' is a poem by Allen Ginsberg while 'On the Road' is a story by Jack Kerouac. These pieces of work have become a part of the canon of 'beat' literature. In order to understand how, this paper will first understand beat literature as well as the beat generation before going on to define the basis on which the literature discussed in this paper can be described as beat literature.…
Beat Generation
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This autobiography is written as a tributary of consciousness as well as based on the impulsive road trips of Kerouac along with his friends across mid-century America. It is often thought of as an important work of the postwar… The concluding edition was not published till six years after Kerouac wrote it in one extended paragraph in 1951. In 1957, the Beat…
Beat Generation
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In his introductory “Apologia of Selection” to Selected Poems 1947-1995, Allen Ginsberg notes that the “original task was to widen the area of consciousness, make pragmatic examination of the texture of consciousness, even somewhat transform consciousness”(xix)… ven the seemingly impossible one of transforming consciousness, but only with the inclusion of its…
Beat by Dre
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Dre and record label company chairperson Jimmy Iovine. It has revolutionized the music headphone industry. The firm, which is currently owned by Apple Inc, has positively influenced the industry and created… Beats by Dre is a brand name for speakers and headphones produced by a company called Beats Electronics. Beats by Dre has influenced the headphone market…
The Beat Generation and the Sixties
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The Beat Generation and the Sixties The 1950s is often seen as the ‘calm before the storm’, a decade of relative peace and prosperity between the Second World War and the social revolution of the sixties. It was a time of domestic tranquility and social stability where most Americans were focused on raising families in the period of relative prosperity.…
Mother Jones vs. The Beat Within
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Publications may come in many forms and purposes. Two published journals, The Beat Within and Mother Jones are not any different. On the surface, these published journals have striking similarities, but on the whole they have more differences than similarities.… It comes out weekly and includes essays, poems and art done by young people in prison (Sanders…
The Beat Within vs. Mother Jones
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Publications may come in many forms and purposes. Two published journals, The Beat Within and Mother Jones are not any different. On the surface, these published journals have striking similarities, but on the whole they have more differences than similarities. … The Beat Within is a San Francisco literary magazine that started in 1996 and is published by San…
Beat Generation. On the Road Jack Kerouac
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The beat generation has been described as “the most influential cultural and political countermovement of the 20th century America” (Wagner, 5). The possibilities of living outside the ‘normal’ life provided the beat generation writers with their ultimate exotica (Wagner, 10). … This ‘other’ life was personified through physical and spiritual expressions like…
Let the Beat Build by Nyle
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Name 11 July 2011 Assignment Nyle is a new age singer full of enthusiasm and zing and they have been able to reprise a version of Lil Wayne’s ‘Let the Beat Build’ with a sense of raw energy that has made the song even more tantalizing to the ears of music lovers all over the world.… This paper helps to provide an insight regarding the band, the vocalists and…
The Beat Generation & The Hippie Movement
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When we talk about youth protest movements in America, the hippies and the 1960s come into our heads at once. But the fact is that the sixties witnessed only the second wave of youth revolts and student revolutions that have irrevocably changed the world.… However, the first youth upheavals - clumsy, without any clear program, but rough and wild, began in the…
High-Poverty Schools That Beat The Odds
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There is a close link between poverty and reading achievement. "Student performance in the end-of-grade literacy tests in schools can be predicted fairly accurately if one knows the number of students qualifying for free and subsidized lunches". However some schools have proved this wrong.… The six schools surveyed had fared well in their respective state…
How to beat an incumbent congress member in an election
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It is hard to beat an incumbent congress member in an election for the following reasons: they enjoy “perks” of Office in form of budget allotment which is used to hire sizable staff to aid their campaigns both in Washington and in their states or districts.… How to beat an incumbent congress member in an election? It is hard to beat an incumbent congress…
Comparison of Mother Jones and The Beat Within Magazines
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This comparison was conducted looking at the online versions of Mother Jones (September/October 2005 and back issues), a bi-monthly magazine and The Beat Within (September 7, 2005), a weekly magazine. Mother Jones focuses mainly on the wrongs done to society.… The covers reflect the emphasized issues, using drawings or photographs. They are fairly…
Beat Generation
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America in the 1960s was an arena of racial and communal conflict. LeRoi Jones explores this volatile situation in his play Dutchman(1964) through the words, actions and interactions of Lula and Clay who, at first glance, might seem to be rather obvious representations of either side of the racial divide.… When the play begins, the black man, Clay, is alone in…
The Writers of the Beat Generation and their Role in Rebellion and Reflection
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The purpose of this research paper is to look at the revolutionary nature of the Beat Generation, particularly the writers from this period in American history, and also consider the way in which these writers presented views that were controversial in that times. … This research paper describes the Beat Generation, that was a period in American history where…
Deep analyze the poem--They beat their drums in The Book of South
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Sadness and War in “They Beat Their Drums “ Student ID: Professor: Date: “They Beat Their Drums” is an ancient Chinese poem that speaks both of historical events and of happenings that are of a personal nature to the narrator. The literal meaning of the poem follows a man who was part of a war and who returns home.… The poem makes use of inconsistent…
What do Howl and On the Road have in common What specific features make them part of the canon of beat literature
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These pieces of work have become a part of the canon of ‘beat’ literature. In order to understand how, this paper will first understand beat literature as well as the beat… They originated as a group of American writers who took to modern literature in terms of depiction of facts and realism. This period was a prelude to the 1970s where experimentation with…
Write a CRITICAL essay examining Beat Poetry by analyzing the work of at least two authors associated with this school of poetry
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Some of the authors associated with beat generation include Jack Kerouac, William S. Borroughs, and Allen Ginsberg. The beat generation… The group members would first experiment with the drugs while composing beat poems since they were not much familiar with the effect of these drugs. The main drive behind the usage of these drugs was due to intellectual…
Brand Management ,Some of the major brands supply products to be used for private labels in addition to their own products. This approach is often labelled as if you cant beat them, join them strategy. This strategy, however, is heavily criticize
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Companies that produce major, recognised brands often adopt the if you can’t beat them, join them philosophy which underpins the production of private label products for distribution in conjunction with sale of their own name-brand products. There is considerable debate… the world’s largest supermarkets, witnessed a 100 percent increase in consumer demand for…
A comparative study on the effect of different chemicals on Daphnia heart beat
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Daphnia magna (water flea) is a small freshwater crustacean existing in different environments such as in lakes, rivers, and streams. Daphnia is frequently used in a bioassay to investigate the effect of a chemical on the living organism… Daphnia magna is the best model to assess the effect of toxicity on the venous and cardiac systems, as many experiments…
Jack Kerouac
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On The Road: Jack Kerouac and the Beat Movement Introduction In the postwar era (1950s), history chronicled that this period has seen the growth of the economic and political landscape of America. Hence, the rise of materialism and conformity was also a form of liberation from the war and the Great Depression.… However, this work cannot be discussed out of…
Reaction to Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road
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(Name of Student) (Name of instructor) (Name of institution) Jack Kerouac is a central figure in the beat generation of poets and novelists. From On the Road, what does beat mean and how did the novel establish the style and genre? The Beat Generation The novel is written in a backdrop of a youthful age group who were in a quest for importance and meaning beyond the conventional worldview.…
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They became more prominent in the 1950’s with their new cultural phenomenon. The beat generation was a product of questioning the materialism and the reappraisal… standards, innovation style, experimentation with drugs, alternative sexualities, interest in eastern religion, and rejection of materialism and claims of national consciousness. Kerounac, one of the…
Poetry final examination questions
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In his compilation of poetry, California Poetry: From The Gold Rush to The Present Dana Gioia's definition of California poetry includes only the work of poets who are either native born and raised here or writers who have spent at least half of their lives in the state.… I think this residency requirement captures the authentic perception and culture inherent…
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